[weekly linkdump, somewhat edited from my delicious]
Wir lassen diese Menschen kentern und ersaufen. Schauen weg und buchen Badeferien am Mittelmeer.
— Goldvreneli (@froumeier) April 19, 2015
John Oliver: Doomsday Video – “Let’s turn to some lighter news: the end of the world”
Update on Heml.is – “So in the end, closing it down felt like the least bad thing to do.”
This man just claimed a new European nation. 160,000 people already want to live there. – the politics seem strange, sadly.
Beating Internet Censors With BitTorrent’s Maelstrom Browser – “BitTorrent Inc, the company behind the popular file-sharing client uTorrent, hopes to start a new revolution with its people-powered browser Maelstrom. Now that the first Beta has been released to the public ,developers can come up with interesting use cases, such as censorship free websites.”
Jon Stewart: why I quit The Daily Show – “Stewart’s decision to retire as host of the satirical news show after 16 years has left liberal America in mourning. So why is he leaving just before an election – and what will happen when he steps out from behind the desk?”
Crisis, opportunity and climate austerity in California – “Noticeably exempt, however, is the state’s largely corporate-controlled agricultural industry, which uses 40 percent of the state’s water and makes up just 2 percent of its economy. Fossil fuel companies, which used 70 million gallons of water for fracking last year and an estimated 2 million gallons each day, won’t face any restrictions either.”
Was Crédit Suisse damit zu tun hat, dass sich 28 Indonesier die Lippen zunähten – “Wir wollen, dass die Leute verstehen, dass ihr Handeln in der Schweiz Folgen am anderen Ende der Welt hat.”
Neue Wohnformen im Trend – Hans Widmer, Nena1, erklärt seine “Utopie”.